• Fine Arts Division

    •    Daniel Vernazza - Communications
              Liberal Arts Division Chair

    •                     Phyllis Garcia - Speech/Drama
           Liberal Arts Coordinatorphyllis garcia pic

    • Jayne Duryea Photo Jayne Duryea - Professor of Art
             Phone: (361) 354-2322
      Office: T-120 Frank Jostes Visual Arts Building

    • Becky Carr PhotoRay Pilarczyk - Adjunct Instructor
                        ARTS 1316, Drawing I


    • Bob Gomez PhotoBob Gomez - Adjunct Instructor
                    ART, Kingsville

    •  Luis Pena photographLuis Pena - Adjunct Instructor
                   ART, Beeville



    • Cathie Tyler - Adjunct Instructor
                      ART, Beeville

  • The Fine Arts Division at Coastal Bend College offers a wide array of courses in the Fine Arts for the Associates in Arts degree completion, for transfer to 4 year institutions, as well as for personal interests and profession development. Whether you desire to become an artist, educator, or designer or complete another degree requirement, you will find what you are looking for in the CBC Fine Arts Division. Courses offered include: Design, Drawing, Painting, Watercolor, Glass Blowing, Art Appreciation, Listening to Music and Introduction to Theatre. Our faculty enjoy teaching and helping both traditional and non-traditional students in appreciation of the arts and explore personal development and expression.  We look forward to having you in our classes and helping you to reach your artistic goals.
    Areas of Study include:
    Studio Art (Professional Artist)
    Graphic Design (Advertising Professional
    Art Education (Teaching Certificate)
    Coastal Bend College offers a two year, full accredited and transferable, Associate in Arts degree.
    The following are fifty Careers in Art that can begin at CBC:
    Advertising Designer, Architect, Art Consultant, Art Dealer, Art Materials Company, Art Director, Art Therapist, Art Education Public School, Art Product Demonstrator, Arts Administrator, Arts Sales, Arts Management, Arts Transportation Service, Cartoonist, Ceramic Chemist, Ceramic Designer, College/Univ. Professor, Comic Book/Strip Artist, Costume Designer, Environmental Designer, Fabric Designer, Fashion Illustrator, Fashion Designer, Frameshop Owner, Gallery Staff Workers, Gallery Owner, Gallery Director, Glass Artist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Medical Illustrator, Model Maker for Industry, Multimedia Specialist, Museum Technician, Museum Curator, Museum Employee, Museum Owner, Museum Sales, Package Designer, Photo Technician, Photographer, Production Potter, Production Artist, Professional Printer, Professional Artist, Publication Artist, Sculpture Foundry Personnel, Set Designer/Teacher, Technical Illustrator, Weaver.
    Mission Statement:
    The Fine Arts Division strives to inspire artistic growth and professional development while maintaining self-discipline and personal creativity of each student enrolled in the program through fully accredited and transferable Associates in Arts Degree.  Vision + Service x Passion = Mission” “To inspire creativity, transform individuals, build community, advance and elevate humanity and to excel as responsible members of the global community.”

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